3D printed fashion collection

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-08-31/israeli-designer-danit-peleg-s-3d-printed-fashion-collection

Home-Made High Heels and Skirts 3D-Printed for Fashion Collection

No one before Israeli designer Danit Peleg has ever 3D-printed an entire fashion collection at home, but the 27-year-old has used small consumer 3D printers to create her graduate collection.

3D printing has been around for almost 30 years. Fashion designers like Iris van Herpen – one of Lady Gaga’s favourites – and Francis Bitonti brought it to the catwalks. But no one before Israeli designer Danit Peleg has 3D-printed an entire fashion collection at home.

The 27-year-old used only small consumer 3D printers to create her graduate collection. From red high heels to a long striped skirt, all the garments have been printed in small A4-size pieces and then glued together. The process is extremely time-consuming – some pieces took more than 300 hours to come to life – and therefore very expensive.

bloomberg.com

by  | August 31, 2015 — 8:30 AM CEST

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